Thursday May 10th 2012
16h30-17h45 Registration of delegates
18h00 Cultural Performance followed by the Opening Session with Words of Welcome by Honoured guests:
- Mr. Jean-Luc Prigent, Head of Cabinet at the French National EU Agency, Agence Europe Education Formation France (L’agence 2E2F)
- Mrs. Agnes Rampal, Adjointe à l'Education, the Mayor’s Office in Nice
- Mrs. Herminia Daeden, Delegate for European and International Relations at the Rectorate of Nice
- Prof. Charles Hopkins, Chair of the UNESCO University Board
- Mr. Magnus Persson, President of the Learning Teacher Network
19h00 Plenary: Mr. Brian Holmes, Head of Department for the Lifelong Learning Programme at the European Commission’s Agency EACEA: 'Learning for the future: a European view on policy and practice'
19h45 Celebrations – the network’s 10th Anniversary
20h30 Conference Welcome Dinner at the Grand Hotel Aston
Friday May 11th 2012
09h00 Plenary: Prof. Dr. Ursula M. Staudinger, Vice President of Jacobs University and Founding Dean of the Jacobs Center on Lifelong Learning and Institutional Development, Germany: 'More wisdom is possible: Schools can make a difference'
10h00 Coffee break
10h30 Parallel Sessions A
11h45 Parallel Sessions B
13h45 Plenary: Prof. Joan Freeman, Founding President of the European Council for High Ability (ECHA), England UK:'Gifted Lives: What happens when gifted children grow up'
14h45 Coffee break
15h00 Parallel Sessions C
19h00 Conference Dinner
Saturday May 12th 2012
09h00 Plenary: Dr. Edward de Bono, the World Centre for New Thinking, Malta: 'Unleashing your Creative Potential.'
10h00 Coffee break
10h30 Parallel Sessions D
11h45 Parallel Plenary Sessions E
Prof. Charles Hopkins, York University, Toronto, Canada: 'Education for sustainable development (ESD) - Deepening the Initial Engagement'
Prof.em. Harm Paschen, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany: 'Pedagogical relations between knowledge domains, wisdom, and their modern integral cultivation (Bildung)'
14h00 Parallel Sessions F
15h30 Coffee break
16h00 Plenary: Expert Panel Discussion (the keynote speakers)
"What makes knowledge turn into wisdom in daily practice?"
16h45 Cultural Programme and Closing Ceremonies